Kiwis Answer the Call
George Galloway has called for volunteers to join the next
Viva Palestina Arabia international aid convoy to break the
crippling Israeli siege on Gaza.
Due to set off from
London on 22 April, this convoy will be the first to attempt
to enter Gaza with much-needed construction vehicles bearing
building equipment to help reconstruct the schools, clinics
and public buildings destroyed by Israeli attacks.
siege has blocked such aid for over 5 years.
volunteers have been selected as the Kia Ora Gaza team to
join this humanitarian convoy, to be led by Galloway.
People wishing to support this project can visit the
sidebar of www.kiaoragaza.net for details on how
to donate to the Gaza Appeal.
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